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Hiring & Evaluating Team Members - Part II

Tue, 2012-07-24 12:24 -- tomjonez


As discussed last week, two principle responsibilities of leadership are selecting people to join our team, and routinely evaluating each team member’s performance going forward from the date of hire.

Over the past couple of decades, we have coached through eight key characteristics for selection and evaluation of personnel.  The eight attributes consist of 5 character attributes: Available, Faithful, Teachable, Enjoyable, Responsible; and 3 technical capabilities: Administrative, Communication, and Technical skills.

Behind the Brand

Wed, 2012-07-11 16:30 -- tomjonez


In working with clients who desire to achieve market leadership, we are often  asked to help a potential client "improve their brand."  By this, what is often meant is, "improve our image."  However, what matters even more is the substance behind the external "visible" brand (visible "image").


Change Your Brain

Sat, 2012-06-23 10:51 -- tomjonez

Sometimes our mind plays tricks on us.  When presented with a leadership opportunity we can easily default to the attitude of projected defeat as we hear the words come out of our mouth, “I can’t do that…”
While we do indeed face real limitations at points in our life, sometimes our reluctance is the result of a rehearsed attitude rather than due to any legitimate obstacle to achievement.


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